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Old Clock Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Swerford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9779 / 51°58'40"N

Longitude: -1.451 / 1°27'3"W

OS Eastings: 437805

OS Northings: 231189

OS Grid: SP378311

Mapcode National: GBR 6S9.ZZQ

Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.SKS3

Plus Code: 9C3WXGHX+5J

Entry Name: Old Clock Cottage

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252013

Location: Swerford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Swerford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Shown on Ordnance Survey map as Old Clock Cottage and Hill View.
House. c.1630, altered C18 and extended c.1800. Coursed squared marlstone with
some wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs with brick
stacks. 3-unit plan extended to L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic and 3 storeys.
3-window front of earlier lower range has 3 casements at ground floor: one with
3 leaded lights, another renewed, and a 2-light casement with margin lights.
Doorway to right of centre. At first floor are 3 leaded cross windows, 2 with
renewed frames. Tiled roof has gable parapets, stacks to right of centre and to
both gables, and a C20 roof dormer. End of added wing forms a fourth bay to
right and has a large first-floor bay window supported on a carved console; a
wide opening below with a carved lintel has been reduced. 3-window return front
has segmental-arched 12-pane sashes at first-floor, a 9-pane sash and 2 blocked
windows above, and at ground floor has 2 segmental-arched casements and a
doorway. Hipped slated roof. Rear has a gabled canted stair projection. Interior
not inspected but described in Wood-Jones as having through passage, moulded
beams, winder, stair and butt-purlin roofs.
(R. Wood-Jones, Traditional Domestic Architecture of the Banbury Region, 1963,

Listing NGR: SP3780531189

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